DECREE NUMBER 2101 2008
(June 13)
by which it were amended and Decree 2685 of 1999 is added.
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The President of the Republic of Colombia, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 25 of Article 189 of the Constitution, subject to Article 3 of Law 1971 6th and 7th 2 of Law 1991 and heard the committee on Customs, Tariff and Trade Affairs,

Decrees:
Article 1. Modifícanse adiciónanse some definitions and Article 1 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which shall read as follows:

“Notice of arrival.’s Report that the carrier presents the Tax and Customs on the date and time at which a means of transport with passengers but not cargo or ballast, arrive to the national customs territory.”

“Notice of arrival.’s Report that the carrier presents the Tax and Customs, at the time of arrival of the means of transport to the national customs territory.”

“Bundle.’s All independent packing unit and ungrouped adapted for the carriage of goods.”

“Bill of lading.’s Document issued by the shipping carrier as certification that has taken over the goods for delivery, against presentation of the same at the point of destination, who is listed as the consignee or who have acquired by endorsement as proof of the agreed freight and as representative of the charter agreement in certain cases. bills of lading cargo consolidated the issues the international freight.

This document is subject to total or partial customs endorsement. ”

“Cargo Manifest.’s The document that contains the list of all the packages comprising the cargo, including bulk goods on board the means of transport and to be loaded or unloaded at a port or airport, or entered or exported by a border, except those intrinsic to passengers and crew, and the representative of the carrier must deliver a duly signed the Tax and Customs “.

“Consolidator document load. Corresponds to the document that contains the list of documents transport children of all charges, grouped and on board the means of transport, and they will be loaded and unloaded in a port on behalf of a filler international “.

“Transport document child. Corresponds to the transport document issues an international freight in course of its business, is evidence of the existence of the contract of carriage and credits the receipt of the goods the subject of such contract by the carrier.”

. “Document of direct transport is for the transport document ex-asks a conveyor developing its activity. It is proof of the existence of the contract of carriage and credits the receipt of the goods the subject of such contract by the carrier when the transport document issued by the carrier corresponds to a unit load master is called. ”

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Article 2. Adiciónanse Amends paragraph and the following paragraphs to Article 5 of Decree 2685 of 1999, as follows:

“Paragraph 1. Directorate of National Taxes and Customs may fix the costs of use of electronic information services and procedures for collection thereof.”

“Paragraph 2. Whenever it is established that an obligation must be fulfilled through electronic information services with or without digital signature, it need not be satisfied if it is done through other mechanisms.”

“Paragraph 3rd. Administrations in customs that do not have access to electronic information services, processes and procedures provided for in this decree will be made in the manner and time to be established by resolution of a general nature.”

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Article 3. Amends paragraph 2 of Article 6 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“When malfunction of electronic information services are presented, may they carry out proceedings, actions and customs processes through the use of documentary, physical or magnetic means, as prescribed by the Tax and Customs, subject to required to include such actions through the electronic information services once the service is restored, when so determined. ”

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Article 4. Amends literal f) and a literal hereby added to Article 46 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will be as follows:

“f) Provide information to the Tax and Customs asks you, regarding the arrival and departure of ships, aircraft, vehicles and cargo units, the site enabled on the manner and time established, and”

“h) inform the customs authority the completion of discharge under the terms and conditions set forth in Article 97-2 of this decree.”

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Article 5. Hereby added an item to Decree 2685 of 1999, as follows:

“Article 74-2. International Freight. International Cargo Agent must register with the National Tax and Customs, in addition to the requirements of Article 76 of this Decree in compliance with which the entity determined by resolution generally, must provide a bank guarantee or insurance decompañía an equivalent value (500) monthly statutory minimum wage, in order to secure payment of the penalties that apply for failure to comply with its obligations under this decree. ”

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Article 6º.Modifícase Article 91 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 91 Notice of arrival of means of transport. In cases where the means of transport not only containing cargo or passenger transport, the carrier shall give notice of their arrival at the respective Customs Administration, with a minimum of six (6) hours, if it is sea, and one (1) hour as appropriate to air.

The foregoing is without prejudice to the obligation to file the notice of arrival “.

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Article 7. Amends Article 94 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 94 Cargo Manifest.’s The document that contains the list of all the packages comprising the cargo, including bulk goods on board the means of transport and to be discharged in a port or airport, or entered by a border, except those intrinsic to passengers and crew and the representative of the carrier must deliver a duly signed the Tax and Customs.

The cargo manifest shall contain at least the following information: Identification of means of transport, travel data, weight and total number of units of load to be transported, the numbers of the transport documents as appropriate to the medium and the mode of transport , number of packages, weight and generic identification of goods and / or indication of LTL, where cometh, indicating in this case, the number of the master document.

In the event that in the sea or land transport mode Empty containers must inform the identification and characteristics of them. ”

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Article 8. Hereby added an item to Decree 2685 of 1999, as follows:

.. “Section 94-1 Information transport documents information transport documents and consolidators, must be at least the following data on the burden that enter the country: type, number and date of transport documents consolidators or documents; characteristics of the transport contract, number of packages, weight and volume as appropriate; freight; unit identification when loading it any place, general identification of the goods.

Additionally, information transport document must indicate the proceeding or destination that will give the merchandise once it is unloaded at the place of arrival.

Paragraph 1. The Directorate of National Taxes and Customs established by resolution of a general nature in which events according to type of operation and information purposes, are due to report headings or subheadings of the goods and their quantities, as well as the identification number consignee of the goods in Colombia. This does not relieve the respondent of the obligation to perform the classification of the same for purposes of filing the import declaration.

Paragraph 2. Intermediaries mode postal traffic and urgent items shall further inform the FOB value of the goods. ”

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Article 9. Amends Article 95 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 95 Documents that are enabled as cargo manifest. Goods constituting the cargo on board a means of transport that enters a enabled for the entry of goods into the national customs territory instead must be related in the accompanying manifesto charge, unless they are covered with documents destined for other ports or airports.

Where goods under the transit mode or coasting reach the office of destination, customs transit declaration or coasting is enabled as cargo manifest.

For vehicles arriving on their own, it will serve as cargo manifest manifestation by electronic or physical means, as appropriate driver or master thereof, by means of which offers the Tax and Customs the vehicle.

For goods that the traveler, to be subjected to a mode other than the traveler imports are introduced, the Tax and Customs enabled as cargo manifest the ticket or I pasabordo by the traveler used to joining the national customs territory. ”

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Amends Article 10 Article 96 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 96 Delivery of information travel documents. Way In the case of air transport, the carrier, you must provide the Tax and Customs through electronic information services, cargo manifest information of transport documents, documents consolidator, and the child documents, with a minimum of three (3) hours before arrival of the conveyance.

In the case of the maritime mode, the carrier, you must provide the Tax and Customs through the electronic information services manifest information load and transport documents which it issues, with a minimum twelve (12) hours of arrival of means of transport.

Prior to the delivery of the cargo manifest by the carrier requirement, in the case of consolidated cargo, international freight shall deliver to the Tax and Customs through the electronic information services, information documents consolidators and transport documents children.

In the case of short distances identified by the Tax and Customs, such delivery shall be made with a minimum of six (6) hours of arrival of means of transport, in the case of maritime mode and a (1) hour before the arrival of the conveyance in the case of air transport mode.

Terrestrial carriers should deliver information travel documents to the Tax and Customs through the electronic information services, before or upon arrival.

Information travel documents delivered to the Tax and Customs may be corrected, modified by the carrier or international freight, as appropriate, before showing notification of arrival of means of transport to the national customs territory . And also within the same term, in exceptional cases, may submit additions transport documents, according to the regulations for the purpose by the Tax and Customs.

It is understood that the cargo manifest information and transport documents has been delivered, when the Tax and Customs through the electronic computer service acknowledge receipt thereof.

In the case of combined passenger and cargo information from the documents corresponding to the payload travel, must be delivered by the carrier, within the terms set out in this article.

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Amends Article 11 Article 97 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 97 Responsibility in the form of charter. If the carrier has no representation in Colombia, the obligations arrival of means of transport, delivery of information from travel documents, and the load will fall exclusively on the company or person who contracted the service. If a transport company domiciled or duly represented in the country responsible for the reception and care of the ship, will also be responsible for the obligations of the carrier in respect of that charge.

In these events, the Tax and Customs assign the warehouse where the goods remain while undergoing a customs procedure. ”

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Article 12 is hereby added to Article 97-1 of Decree 2685 of 1999, as follows:

“Article 97-1. Notice of arrival of means of transport. Upon arrival of means of transport to the conveyor national customs territory shall inform the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs that fact through the electronic information services. Received notice of arrival the Tax and Customs authorize the discharge of the goods.

It is understood that notification of arrival of the conveyance was delivered when the Tax and Customs through the electronic computer service acknowledge receipt of the information provided.

Paragraph. For shipping mode notice of arrival must be presented at the time when the maritime authorities give the talk to the transport free, so the date and time of pratique must coincide with the arrival advice “.

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Article 13.Adiciónase Article 97-2 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 97-2. Notice of Completion of Download. Discharged the entire cargo of the conveyance, the carrier in the air transport mode or supervisor port or dock on the shipping mode should immediately report this fact through the electronic information services of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs, noting time and date it.

It is understood that the notice of completion of discharge was delivered when the Tax and Customs Administration Customs through electronic computer service acknowledge receipt of the information delivered through the same services.

Paragraph. In the maritime mode when in the place of arrival there are no ports or harbors public service enabled the entry and exit of goods, the responsibility for submitting the notice of completion of discharge conveyor will. ”

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Amends Article 14 Article 98 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Section 98 Report download and inconsistencies. Conveyor regarding the burden related to the cargo manifest, must inform the customs authority through the electronic information services related data loading discharged effectively. If inconsistencies are detected between manifested cargo and effectively discharged involving excess or missing on the number of packages, excess or deficiency in weight if it is bulk goods or transport documents not listed in the cargo manifest, the transporter must record them in this same report.

In the air transport mode, the obligation referred to in the preceding paragraph must be met no later than three (3) hours following the filing of the notice of completion of discharge of which Article 97-2 of this decree for the shipping mode that obligation must be fulfilled within six (6) hours following such notice.

The carrier once delivered to the Tax and Customs download the report, you should also report such fact to Freight Inter-national concerned. The report referred to in this subsection does not interrupt the terms for the delivery of information download and inconsistencies by the International Freight.

In the case of consolidated mode of shipping cargo, International Cargo Agents involved in the operation must inform the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs through the electronic information services data related to the load actually discharged within forty-eight (48) hours following the filing of the notice of completion of discharge of the article is about 97-2. If inconsistencies between the charge related to the consolidator document and deconsolidated effectively involving excess or missing on the number of packages, excess or deficiency in weight if it comes to bulk materials, the International Freight are detected, you must register them in this report.

The conveyor and International Freight, as the case may correct transcription errors that correspond to the information given to the Tax and Customs through the electronic information services on the cargo manifest and / or transport documents, only when they are likely to be verified with documents supporting commercial operations in accordance with the terms and conditions established by the Tax and Customs.

Errors in the identification of goods or transposition of digits, committed by the carrier or the International Freight Forwarder to deliver information Manifest cargo and transport documents, will not lead to the apprehension of the good if and when proper information is likely to be verified with documents supporting the business operation.

Paragraph 1. It is understood that the report of download and inconsistencies have been delivered when the Tax and Customs through the electronic information services acknowledge receipt of the information provided.

Paragraph 2. Within twelve (12) days following the filing of the notice of completion of discharge referred to in Article 97-2 of this decree, the head of the port or wharf in the case of maritime transport mode hours, you must pre-lay the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs information details of the cargo and cargo units effectively discharged. To this end, the Tax and Customs shall, by general resolution, the conditions under which such information must be supplied. ”

3rd paragraph. Ports or harbors public service should have procedures and practices in order to ensure optimum performance of the process deconsolidation of cargo, when it any physical areas.

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Amends Article 15 Article 99 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 99 Justification of excess or surplus and shortages or defects. Differences manifested when load or truckload and effectively discharged, the carrier or the International Freight register to download the report, as the case offer five (5) days after the submission of this report to provide documents justifying the excess or surplus and missing or detected defect or to justify the arrival of goods supported on transport documents not listed in the manifest load, or two (2) months to show the arrival of the goods at a later shipment.

Only be considered acceptable reasons for excess or surplus, or so-cover charge transport documents not listed in the cargo manifest, that are intended for another place or have been loaded at the last moment. The carrier or international freight as applicable, must certify these circumstances corresponding transport document issued before the departure of the means of transport to the national customs territory.

Only be considered acceptable reasons for missing or defective, the shipment by mistake to a different destination or failure have been uploaded to the point of embarkation. In such cases, the carrier or international freight, as appropriate, must produce documents describing the event and will be required to send at a later trip the missing merchandise, as determined by the Directorate of National Taxes and except Customs attesting to this that the transport contract has been terminated and / or that the contract of sale, invoice or document that supports the commercial transaction between the exporter and the consignee abroad of goods has been amended as it pertains to missing or claimed defect or because by operation of law or competent authority of the country of export or transit, could not be shipped, in which case it must provide evidence of such circumstances. ”

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Amends Article 16 Article 102 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 102: Arrival of the goods. For customs purposes, the date and time of receipt of the notice of arrival via the electronic information services shall be deemed date of arrival of the goods into the national customs territory.”

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Amends Article 17 Article 104 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 104 Obligations The obligations of the conveyor conveyor.:

a) Tell the Tax and Customs as established on the arrival of a conveyance loaded into the national customs territory;

b) Tell the Tax and Customs, with anticipation and in the manner prescribed on the arrival to the national customs territory of a means of transport for passengers or in ballast, without prejudice to the obligation to comply with the notice arrival;

c) Submit through the electronic information services of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs, the information referred to in Articles 94 and 94-1 of this Decree, in the manner and time provided in Article 96 of this Decree;

d) Arriving for the places authorized by the Tax and Customs in the manner provided by the same entity;

e) Make available to the customs authorities of goods being imported into the national customs territory;

f) Submit to the Tax and Customs, through the electronic information services, notice of completion of discharge under the terms and conditions provided in Article 97-2;

g) Submit to the Tax and Customs, through the electronic information services within the period laid down in Article 98 of this decree, the report download and inconsistencies;

h) To justify any perceived inconsistencies, as occasion requires any, in accordance with the provisions of Article 99 of this Decree;

i) Issue the return shipping related goods that will be introduced to a warehouse or a free zone where any place to it;

j) Provide, within the opportunity set in the customs rules, the goods to the International Freight Forwarder, the port, the deposit enabled, the user of the free zone, the declarant or importer, as appropriate;

k) Reply because the information delivered to the Tax and Customs on the cargo manifest and transport documents, corresponding to the content of the physical documents;

l) Report where appropriate, the International Freight within the term established by the Tax and Customs, upon completion of the operation of unloading the truckload. ”

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Amends Article 18 Article 105 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 105 Obligations of International Freight The obligations of the International Freight in the maritime mode, the following.:

a) Provide electronic information through the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs the information contained in the documents and consolidators in the transport documents children related charge to hit the country, in the manner and time provided by the Article 96 of this decree;

b) Submit to the Tax and Customs, through the electronic information services within the period laid down in Article 98 of this decree, the report download and inconsistencies;

c) Justify any perceived inconsistencies, according to the provisions of Article 99 of this Decree;

d) Issue the return shipping related goods that will be introduced at a yard or a free zone;

e) Provide, within the established opportunity, the goods covered in the consolidators documents and transport documents sons, deposit enabled, the user of the free zone, the declarant or importer, as applicable;

f) Reply because the information delivered to the Tax and Customs on Consolidators documents and transport documents children match the content of the physical documents.

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Amends Article 19 Article 113 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 113 Delivery to deposit or Zona Franca. Pursuant to the provisions of Article 101 of this order, the goods must be delivered by the carrier or the International Freight, as appropriate, to enable deposit stated in the documents transport, or they determine if the place where will be stored the goods, or operator user free zone where the user on whose behalf you are consigned or transport document endorsement is located shall be not indicated.

Once unloaded the goods will be delivered to the tank or operator user free zone at the latest within three (3) business days following the submission of the report to download and inconsistencies in the airport, or within six (6 ) following the presentation of the working days, when the download is done in port. Under the terms provided for in this Article and without the goods enter warehouse, it may request and authorize the transit, when appropriate.

When shipping the carrier’s responsibility ends with the discharge port and the transport document does not come consigned or endorsed to a licensed warehouse or free zone user, as appropriate, consignee, within two (2) business days following the submission of the report of download and inconsistencies, you can assign the authorized deposit to receive the load on port facilities. Expiration of this term without being assigned any deposit, transfer the load port to a licensed warehouse in the place of arrival, within the time prescribed in paragraph 2 of this Article. If within the period set out in that paragraph, the cargo tank who was assigned to receive no port facilities, it shall, not later than the next day, transfer it to a licensed warehouse in the place of arrival.

Within two (2) working days of the submission of the report to download and inconsistencies of the goods at the airport, or within five (5) business days following the submission of the report to download and inconsistencies of the goods in port, the carrier or the International Freight Forwarder or port may deliver the goods to the importer or declarant in the respective airport or port when the lift has acted in respect of an Initial Statement or Advance, or when so de-finish the customs authority in cases of urgent deliveries. Overdue these terms, the importer or declarant may only obtain the release of the goods in the bonded warehouse.

When the goods are transported by road, the entrance of it to enable the free zone or deposit must be made by the carrier, within the term of the distance, after the delivery of travel documents to the customs authority.

Paragraph 1. For purposes of the transfer of goods to a bonded warehouse or a free zone, the carrier or the International Freight Forwarder or port, or enabled, as appropriate, deposit will be delivered through the electronic information services of the Tax and Customs, the information required for the issue of the return shipping linking the transported goods will be subject to storage, before the departure of the goods from the place of arrival.

Paragraph 2. For purposes of transfer to deposit or free zone of excess in the number of packages or excess weight in the case of bulk goods, Article 98 of this Decree refers to the transfer shall be made no later than four (4) working days in the way of air transportation, or within seven (7) working days in the way of shipping; to the report of download and inconsistencies.

3rd paragraph. In the event that the load can not be delivered to enable specified in the transport documents or given by the carrier or freight forwarder, for being suspended or canceled its authorization, or may not have storage capacity for the commodity or deposit required special storage conditions; the carrier, its agent, or the international freight forwarder, or deposit specified in the transport document, may apply to the Tax and Customs bonded warehouse change for storage. ”

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Amends Article 20 Article 114 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 114 Join deposit of goods or free zone. Reservoir user or operator of the free zone, as applicable, will receive the carrier or the International Freight Forwarder or port, the return shipping, will order the unloading and confront quantity, weight and condition of the packages, so stated in that document. accordance Where more record information through the electronic information services of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs. enabled When the tank gets the load directly port facilities, verification of quantity, weight and condition of the packages will be held in the facilities of the port.

If inconsistencies between the information provided in the return shipping and cargo received, or if possible adulterations therein, or irregularities in packaging, packaging and customs seals of the cargo is delivered item is found, or the present are occurs outside the terms set forth in the preceding article, the tank operator or user of the free zone entered these data into the worksheet reception.

This information should be communicated to the customs authorities through electronic information services of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs “.

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Article 21.Modifícase Article 124 of Decree 2685 of 1999 which will read:

“Article 124 Payment of customs duties. Submitted and accepted the declaration, payment of customs duties and penalties that may apply, shall be made through banks and financial institutions authorized by the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs within the period laid down in Article 115 of this Decree, or within the period for filing of prior importation, declaration correction legalization declaration, modification or consolidated statement of payments statement.

Paragraph. The amount payable in respect of each of the customs duties and penalties, liquidated customs declarations, shall approach the multiple of one thousand (1,000) Nearest “.

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Amends Article 22 Article 195 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 195 Place for import formalities. All import procedures under this procedure must be performed by the office of entry of the goods into the national customs territory, unless payment of the consolidated statement of payments.

The National Post Company Services, or his substitute, verify compliance with the requirements of Article 193 of this Decree, in its central classification and submitted to the customs authority within two (2) days after receipt merchandise in its central sorting through electronic information services, information contained in the documents according to the provisions of the Agreement of the Universal Postal Union harbor international transportation of shipments.

In all cases for the purpose of transferring the goods from the place of arrival in the central classification will be established by the return shipment, the terms and conditions established by the Tax and Customs “.

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Article 23.Modifícase Article 196 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Article 196 Submission of information to Customs by the Companies Specialized intermediaries Messaging mode postal traffic and urgent deliveries. Messaging Specialized Enterprises, intermediaries in the form of postal traffic and urgent shipments will be responsible for providing, through of electronic information services of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs, within the terms provided for in Article 96 of this Decree, the information transport documents referred to in Article 94-1 of the decree contained in express manifesto and guides company specialized courier, cargo related to hit the country.

Goods will be received in the primary customs area by courier companies specializing consigned to come, who shall verify compliance with the requirements of Article 193 of this Decree.

Once the goods entered the tank for urgent shipments, companies must inform Specialized Messaging through the electronic information services detected inconsistencies between the information provided on the cargo manifest and express the load actually discharged, involving excess or missing .

All express shipments must be labeled with the name and address of the sender, the name and address of the consignee, generic description of goods, value and gross weight of the shipment. ”

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Article 24.Adiciónase the literal m) of Article 203 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“m) present in the time and manner provided for in the customs legislation, information about the express manifesto and guides specialized courier companies.”

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Amends Article 25 Article 232 of Decree 2685 of 1999 which will read:

. “Section 232 Goods not submitted to the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs will be understood that the merchandise has not been submitted to the Tax and Customs when:

a) Its introduction is made by an unauthorized location of the national customs territory except the rightful forced arrival is set in Article 1541 of the Commercial Code refers to;

b) The carrier fails to deliver the cargo manifest information or documents that correct, amend or add to the customs authority, before showing notification of arrival of means of transport to the national customs territory;

c) this is covered in transport documents not listed in the cargo manifest or documents that supplement, amend or correct;

d) Has not been discharged and this is covered in a transport document;

e) Has been discharged and is not supported on a consolidator find charging document filed in the terms provided in Article 96 of this Decree, notwithstanding the master transport document by the carrier has been filed;

f) are not reported surplus in the number of packages or excesses in the weight of the goods in bulk, about what entered in the manifest, or shipping documents not listed in the cargo manifest in the form and opportunity provided for in Articles 98 and 99 of this Decree;

g) It is in a primary customs area, hidden in transportation, or is not covered with documents transport to other ports or airports.

In the circumstances envisaged in subparagraphs b), c) and e) the goods shall be deemed not filed unless it has been made ​​the report inconsistency in Article 98 of this Decree shall apply;

Whenever any of the circumstances set forth in this Article, shall the seizure and confiscation of goods. ”

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Amends Article 26 Article 386 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Section 386 Authorization and transshipment process. Conveyor or person as the transport document is entitled to the goods, you can declare for transshipment, which is authorized regardless of their origin, source or destination. Declarer be responsible to the customs authorities of compliance with the obligations arising out of this mode.

The mode of transfer, shall be declared in the corresponding transport document.

Transhipment goods shall not be recognized without prejudice to the customs authority to do so if it deems appropriate. ”

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Amends Article 27 paragraph 2.6 and a numeral hereby added to Article 494 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which shall read as follows:

“2.6. Failure to supply information to the customs authority asks you regarding the arrival and departure of ships, aircraft, vehicles and cargo units enabled the site in the manner and time established by that authority.”

“2.9. Failure to inform the customs authority the completion of discharge under the terms and conditions set forth in Article 97-2 of this decree.”

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Article 28.Adiciónase paragraph 2.6 to Article 496 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“2.6. Not deliver to the Tax and Customs, information shown and express transport documents in the time and manner provided for in this decree.”

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Amends Article 29 paragraph 1 of Article 497 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“1 In the import regime.

1.1. Dramatic.

1.1.1. Arriving in places that are not eligible for entry of goods by the Directorate of National Taxes and unless forced legitimate Customs arrival is set in Article 1541 of the Commercial Code refers.

1.1.2. Hide or remove from the control of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs goods being introduced into the national customs territory and other items found on board the means of transport.

The applicable penalty shall be a fine equivalent to twenty (20) minimum monthly wages.

1.2. Graves:

1.2.1. Not deliver to the Tax and Customs under the conditions of time, place and manner provided for in Article 96 of this Decree, the cargo manifest information or documents that supplement, amend or correct and transport documents .

1.2.2. Failure to submit the report or not to report to download the Tax and Customs, excess or missing detected in the number of packages or the excess or deficiency in weight in the case of bulk goods or documents not listed in manifest, under the conditions of time, place and manner provided for in Article 98 of this Decree.

1.2.3 Do not deliver within the opportunity set in the customs rules merchandise to international freight to the port, to enable deposit, the operator user of the free zone, the declarant or importer, as appropriate.

1.2.4. Not deliver in the term provided for in Article 99 of this Decree, documents justifying the excess or surplus and shortage or defect detected or supported the arrival of goods in transport documents not listed in the cargo manifest.

1.2.5. Do not send in a subsequent journey to the corresponding reported missing or defect, in events as appropriate, in accordance with Article 99 of this Decree merchandise.

1.2.6 No issue the return shipping related goods carried to be introduced to a warehouse or a free zone.

1.2.7 Do not deliver the completion report downloaded to the terms and conditions provided for in Article 97-2 hereof.

The applicable penalty shall be equal to 50% of the value of internationally accepted freight payable on the goods in question fine.

1.3. minor

1.3.1. Not file notice of arrival and / or notice of arrival via air or sea, under the conditions of time, manner and place fixed by the Tax and Customs, in accordance with the provisions of Articles 91 and 97-1 of this decree.

1.3.2 Incur inaccuracies or errors in the information submitted through the electronic information services.

The applicable penalty shall be a fine equivalent to six (6) monthly statutory minimum wage. ”

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Amends Article 30 Article 498 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will read:

“Section 498 of Customs Offences international freight forwarders and Customs offenses penalties that may incur international freight and penalties associated with the commission are as follows.:

1 Very serious:

1.1. Hide or remove from the control of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs goods being introduced into the national customs territory.

The applicable penalty shall be a fine equivalent to twenty (20) minimum monthly wages.

2 Graves:

2.1. Not delivered through electronic information services of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs information consolidator document or transport documents children under the conditions of time, place and manner provided for in Article 96 of this Decree.

2.2. Not informing the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs under the conditions of time, place and manner provided for in Article 98 of this Decree, about leftovers or missing detected in the number of packages or excess or defect in the weight the case of bulk goods or documents not listed in the cargo manifest.

2.3. Not delivered within the opportunity set in the customs rules to enable the goods depot, the operator user of the free zone, the declarant or importer, as appropriate.

2.4. Not deliver in the term provided for in Article 99 of this Decree, documents justifying the excess or surplus and shortage or defect.

2.5. No issue the return shipping related goods carried to be introduced to a warehouse or a free zone.

The applicable penalty shall be a fine equivalent to fifty percent (50%) of the value of internationally accepted freight payable on the goods in question.

3 Minor:

3.1. Incur inaccuracies or errors in the information submitted through the electronic information services.

The applicable penalty shall be a fine equivalent to six (6) monthly statutory minimum wage. ”

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Article 31 Modifícanse paragraphs 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, and a numeral hereby added to Article 502 of Decree 2685 of 1999, which will be as follows:

“1.3. When the goods reached the national customs territory without having delivered the cargo manifest information, and no information has been delivered to the shipping documents, the master documents and consolidators, the Tax and Customs national, prior notification of arrival of means of transport submitted to the national customs territory. ”

“1.4. When the carrier or the International Freight not report to the Tax and Customs within the time provided in Article 98 of this Decree, about excess detected in the number of packages or excess in weight if it is bulk goods regarding the matters discussed in the cargo manifest or documents that supplement, amend or explain, or not report income cargo protected in transport documents not listed in the manifest load. ”

“1.5. When the carrier or international freight not delivered in a legal way to transport documents to justify the inconsistencies reported to the Tax and Customs, in cases of excess in the number of packages or excessive weight in the bulk material, for that entries in the manifest, or documents that supplement, amend or correct, or where goods supported on transport documents not listed in the cargo manifest. ”

“When discharged 1.27 not covered by goods transport document is”.

Regulations Made lifetimes

Article 32.Transitorio. The provisions of this Decree shall apply to goods shipped from the date of its entry into force.
Article 33 Term. This Decree comes into force upon its publication, the first (1st) August 2008, except Article 21 which shall enter into force immediately.

Publication and enforcement.

Given in Bogota, D. C., to June 13, 2008.

ALVARO URIBE VELEZ

The Minister of Finance ad hoc,
Juan Manuel Santos.

The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Luis Guillermo Plata Páez.